Chapter 19.27 RCW



HTMLPDF 19.27.010Short title.
HTMLPDF 19.27.015Definitions.
HTMLPDF 19.27.020PurposesObjectivesStandards.
HTMLPDF 19.27.031State building codeAdoptionConflictsOpinions.
HTMLPDF 19.27.035Process for review.
HTMLPDF 19.27.040Cities and counties authorized to amend state building codeLimitations.
HTMLPDF 19.27.042Cities and countiesEmergency exemptions for housing for indigent personsRule making for temporary emergency shelter standards.
HTMLPDF 19.27.050Enforcement.
HTMLPDF 19.27.060Local building regulations supersededExceptions.
HTMLPDF 19.27.065ExemptionTemporary growing structures used for commercial production of horticultural plants.
HTMLPDF 19.27.067Temporary worker housingExemptionStandards.
HTMLPDF 19.27.070State building code councilEstablishedMembershipTravel expenses.
HTMLPDF 19.27.074State building code councilDutiesPublic meetingsTiming of code changes.
HTMLPDF 19.27.076State building code councilOpen public access information technologies.
HTMLPDF 19.27.077State building code councilMobile on-demand gasoline operationsAdoption of rulesFees.
HTMLPDF 19.27.080Chapters of RCW not affected.
HTMLPDF 19.27.085Building code council accountBuilding permit fee.
HTMLPDF 19.27.087Building permit and plan review feesAgricultural structures.
HTMLPDF 19.27.090Local jurisdictions reserved.
HTMLPDF 19.27.095Building permit applicationConsiderationRequirements.
HTMLPDF 19.27.097Building permit applicationEvidence of adequate water supplyAuthority of a county or city to impose additional requirementsApplicabilityExemptionGroundwater withdrawal authorized under RCW 90.44.050.
HTMLPDF 19.27.100Cities, towns, counties may impose fees different from state building code.
HTMLPDF 19.27.110International fire codeAdministration and enforcement by counties, other political subdivisions and municipal corporationsFees.
HTMLPDF 19.27.111RCW 19.27.080 not affected.
HTMLPDF 19.27.113Automatic fire-extinguishing systems for certain school buildings.
HTMLPDF 19.27.115Technical advisory groupInternational building code.
HTMLPDF 19.27.120Buildings or structures having special historical or architectural significanceException.
HTMLPDF 19.27.140Copy of permit to county assessor.
HTMLPDF 19.27.150Report to department of enterprise services.
HTMLPDF 19.27.160Counties with populations of from five thousand to less than ten thousandOrdinance reenactment.
HTMLPDF 19.27.175Recycled materialsStudy code and adopt changes.
HTMLPDF 19.27.180Residential buildings moved into a city or countyApplicability of building codes and electrical installation requirements.
HTMLPDF 19.27.190Indoor air qualityInterim and final requirements for maintenance.
HTMLPDF 19.27.195Renewable energy systemsStudy code and adopt changes.
HTMLPDF 19.27.490Fish habitat enhancement project.
HTMLPDF 19.27.500NightclubsAutomatic sprinkler systemBuilding code council shall adopt rules.
HTMLPDF 19.27.510"Nightclub" defined.
HTMLPDF 19.27.520Building constructed, used, or converted to nightclubIn accordance with chapter.
HTMLPDF 19.27.530Carbon monoxide alarmsRequirementsExemptionsAdoption of rules.
HTMLPDF 19.27.540Electric vehicle infrastructure requirementsRules.
HTMLPDF 19.27.550Accessible parking space access aisles.
HTMLPDF 19.27.560International Wildland Urban Interface Code.
HTMLPDF 19.27.570Mass timber productsBuilding construction.
HTMLPDF 19.27.580Use of substitutesAdoption of rules.
HTMLPDF 19.27.590Drinking fountain/bottle filling station.
HTMLPDF 19.27.700Definitions.
HTMLPDF 19.27.710Owners of buildings equipped with fire dampers, smoke dampers, combination fire and smoke dampers, or smoke control systemsDutiesPenalty.
HTMLPDF 19.27.720Inspections and testsQualificationsReportPenalty.
HTMLPDF 19.27.730State building code council and director of fire protectionImplementation and enforcement.
HTMLPDF 19.27.740Building ownerViolationsPenalties.


Building permits: RCW 36.21.070 and 36.21.080.
adoption of building, plumbing, electrical codes, etc: RCW 36.32.120(7).
building codes: Chapter 36.43 RCW.
Energy-related building standards: Chapter 19.27A RCW.
Underground storage tanks: RCW 70A.355.020.